An interactive digital installation that will fill Pukeahu with messages of peace, hope and remembrance on the Armistice centenary, 11 November 2018. Messages go live on 1 November 2018.
WW100 has put together some e-cards featuring images and postcards from 1916. Share a thought with your friends, family and colleagues.
Personal stories told by family about the soldiers and nurses who served in the First World War, collected alongside performances of the play Sister Anzac.
A ticker tape at the bottom of the WW100 website displayed the names of New Zealand's Gallipoli fatalities on the centenary of their death during the campaign.
The WW100 website displayed the names of all those who departed with the Main Body and 1st Reinforcements from Wellington on 16 October 1914 around the centenary of the event.
The poignant story of First World War soldiers is presented in short videos by cultural commentators as part of the WW100 Perspectives project, released at the beginning of the centenary period.
A programme of European films set against the events of the First World War. Auckland War Memorial Museum. 8-12 October 2014.
A programme of four masterful European films set against the events of the First World War. Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, 1-4 October 2014. Free.
100 schools will research the stories behind the people named on First World War memorials at or near their school and publish them online as Living Heritage sites.
Events, activities and exhibitions will be happening right across the Christchurch City Libraries network throughout 2014 to 2018.
The personal album and autograph book of Sgt Charles Nelson who served as an infantryman in France and Belgium 1917 - 1918. Published with other information on a blog by his great grandson.
A web page featuring First World War stories from the Top of the South, contributed by the community and commissioned by the Prow. New stories will be added through the commemoration.
A web-based project, commissioned by New Zealand Post, highlighting the vital role played by New Zealand’s postal system – the Internet of its time – during the First World War.
A series of essays and exhibitions on the role of New Zealand Police in the First World War will be available between August 2014 and November 2018.
Creating mini video-documentaries featuring local people singing or reading pieces that recall the First World War, along with interpretive panels.
Historical book on the Taumaru Military Convalescent Hospital to be published online.
Digitisation of 'The Mataura Ensign' newspapers from 1915 to 1919.
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
A collaborative project between Auckland Libraries and Communication students at Unitec, drawing on personal narratives and contemporary responses to bring to life events of this period.
The Lake Taupo Genealogy group are undertaking a large research project tracing soldiers with links to the Taupo District who fought in the First World War, and telling their stories.
An invitation to members of the Taupo District community to digitally share your memorabilia relating to the First World War, or tell the story of how the First World War impacted your family.
Salute Wairoa creates a digital, multi-media, touch table record of First World War Wairoa stories, including rediscovered memories. Unveiled at Wairoa Museum in July 2018.
A blog which focuses partly on the memoirs and books written by New Zealanders such as O E Burton, Robin Hyde, John A Lee and Archibald Baxter.
In commemoration of the First World War Centenary, MOTAT is celebrating the stories of the pilots who trained at the New Zealand Flying School in Auckland between 1915-19 before serving overseas.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.
Creating a database in the form of an MS Excel spreadsheet of about 2000 entries (numerous with similar but not identical information). Most are newly identified writers of the documents.
Throughout the First World War Centenary, the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services will add stories of its Collegians to a specially created website.
An exhibition exploring an archive of printed souvenirs donated to the Dunedin Public Library after the First World War. July-September 2014.
A collections-driven exhibition project that explores New Zealanders’ objects related to the First World War from both overseas and the home front.
Digitising First World War related records and the creation of a commemorative DVD. These records include; photos of soldiers and armaments, letters, postcards, and stories of soldiers who served.
Uncovering the stories in an album of 300 postcards collected by Elsie just before and during the First World War. There are postcards from family, soldiers and pen-pals.
Activities for the Whanganui area include a major exhibition, digitisation of community held records, a newsletter, art exhibitions and memorials photography.
The New Zealand War Graves Trust, in association with the Auckland War Memorial Museum are creating a photographic archive of the war graves of all New Zealanders from 1899 to the present day.
The repatriation of film showing Kiwis at the European and home fronts held in overseas archives and the building of a shared Anzac website to showcase sounds and images of the War.
Digitisation of First World War personal and official photographs from the collections of the National Army Museum.
An evolving five-year exhibition using real stories of real people - not heroes, but ordinary people striving to achieve in extraordinary circumstances. Opens 5 August 2014.
A database of all Westland people who served during the First World War to support commemorations of Westland's role in the war, developed by Hokitika Museum.
Creating a website on the 'Fallen’ named on the Mt Hutt District Memorial Arch, Methven, and ‘The Survivors’ who returned to live in Methven area.
Transcription of three diaries by 1st Otago Division recruit Cecil Duncan.
A joint digitisation project between Auckland War Memorial Museum and Dunedin Public Libraries has led to a significant collection of New Zealand First World War troopship magazines online.
The Museum was funded to digitise First World War collection resources; provide a mobile service to capture archives within its district; and provide online access to the material.
Auckland Libraries has developed a research guide, which outlines the First World War resources available at Auckland Libraries and Auckland Council Archives.
Quick March was the official monthly publication of the New Zealand Returned Soldiers' Association between 1918 and 1923. Auckland Libraries are digitising it to make it available online.
Developing short publicly-accessible biographies of all South Cantabrians who served their country during the First World War, in order to record local stories and support commemorations.
An online exhibition and timeline to commemorate the centenary using documents and images from the Auckland Council Archives collection, plus indexing of names from war memorials.
An online Research Guide that helps unlock the rich First World War content in the Alexander Turnbull Library - especially digital resources.
Maps locating cemeteries which include graves or memorials for members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force who died during the First World War.
Venture Southland is seeking the public’s help in the very first step of gathering knowledge of the whereabouts of all war memorials in the Southland region.
This project is dedicated to re-examining the 'slanguage' given voice in the First World War, e.g. in troop magazines, as brought home to New Zealand and carried forward 100 years later.
An on-line project to commemorate Southland’s role in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915, and to honour the memory of all who served. Launched 4 July 2014.
Creating a database of the Rolls of Honour in the Ashburton District, and a digital archive of these rolls and memorials.
Digitising a wide selection of First World War letters and diaries held in the Manuscripts Collection of the Alexander Turnbull Library.
The North Otago Museum is developing an online resource linking information on North Otago Memorial Oaks with the Cenotaph database and information from the Waitaki District Archives.
An evolving collection offering onscreen remembrance of New Zealand and the 'Great War': classic full-length documentaries, short films, dramas and archive newsreels.
Creating a database of information on Mid-Canterbury (Ashburton and districts) soldiers - casualties and returned soldiers; forms available to add information on your local soldier.
Tauranga City Libraries are collecting the stories, photographs, letters and so on of locals connected with the First World War.
History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'. Join in!
Short films telling personal stories about New Zealanders affected by the First World War.
A website which allowed visitors to follow the historic 1913 cruise of the battleship HMS New Zealand online in "real-time". Decommissioned in 2014.
Follow a personal journey to visit 100 New Zealand First World War memorials and tell some of the fallen's stories on a blog by August 2014.
Collecting the wartime reading experiences of New Zealanders at home and abroad for the New Zealand Reading Experience Database (NZ-RED).
The redeveloped Cenotaph database, Online Cenotaph, includes a page about every New Zealand soldier who served in the First World War.
An online resource telling a modern and accessible story about the New Zealand Division's role at the Western Front.
New Zealand’s most comprehensive online resource on New Zealand and the First World War. Redesigned in August 2014.
The Auckland First World War Heritage Trail marks 56 sites of significance to the region's role in the First World War.
Share and explore stories about servicemen and women with Plimmerton (Wellington) connections who served in the First World War.
Te Papa is seeking to identify 108 First World War soldiers in portraits by Wellington photographers Berry & Co. Exhibition opens 18 April 2014.